Germanwatch poster contest on “Climate Justice”

Germanwatch calls for a poster contest presenting prizes for the most origi-nal, artistically high qualitative and meaningful poster on climate justice. The three winners will be awarded a total prize money of 1800€. Closing date is the 15 February 2012.

The poster contest shall call the attention of a wider public to the subject of climate justice in the context of international cooperation. A special emphasis will be put on opportunities of action.

Possible contents could be the following topics:

-    Adaptation to the impacts of climate change in developing countries;

-    Climate protection as a contribution to global justice;

-    People responsible and people affected by climate change;

-    Climate protection as a future opportunity for developing countries;

-    International climate financing;

-    International coalitions for an ambitious climate policy.

-    Three Pillars of Climate Justice (right to survival, effort/burden sharing, opportunity sharing)

Participants:

The announcement is directed primarily at students and young professionals in performing arts. But anyone who is interested in climate and development policy can participate.

Implementation:

There are no regulations about the methodological implementation, however, the proposals should refer explicitly to climate change in the development context. As part of the poster, it is recommended to add not only a slogan, but also a brief text in German or English explaining the topic. The target format is A2 to A1.

Use of the designs:

The objective is to use the three winner posters for the education and information work of Germanwatch, for example in the run-up to the Rio +20 Summit,  The printing and distribution of at least 500 copies is planned. Submissions can be made in German or English.

Prize money:     1st place: 1.000,- €  |  2nd place: 500,- €  |  3rd place: 300,- €

Closing date:    15 February 2012

Submission with complete application form to: klima@germanwatch.org (preferably e.g. as pdf file) or alternatively by post to:

Germanwatch, keyword “Poster Contest”, Kaiserstr. 201, 53113 Bonn

By participating in the competition, the participants agree with the terms of competition.

More information can be found shortly at: http://www.germanwatch.org/zeitung/2011-4-poster.htm

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